Bears Signing WR/RB Cordarrelle Patterson


Adam Schefter reports that the Bears are signing former Patriots WR/RB Cordarrelle Patterson to a two-year, $10 million contract.

The Packers and Ravens were also rumored to have interest in Patterson, but it appears the Bears had the best offer in the end. 

Patterson, 27, is a former first-round pick of the Vikings back in 2013. He played out his rookie contract with the Vikings, but they declined to pick up his fifth-year option, which allowed him to sign a free agent deal with the Raiders in 2017.

Patterson was later traded to the Patriots and played out the final year of his two-year, $8.5 million contract.

In 2018, Patterson appeared in 15 games for the Patriots and caught 21 passes for 247 yards receiving and three touchdowns while rushing for 228 yards and a touchdown. He also contributed 663 kick return yards and a touchdown on special teams.

We have him featured in our Top 100 – 2019 NFL Free Agents list.

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